Chantel Doran


(Pronouns: she/her)

Therapist / Professional Trainer

Registered Social Worker (RSW Registration #536)


Chantel has been a Registered Social Worker in Prince Edward Island, Canada for 10+ years. She obtained an Honours Bachelor of Social Work degree from Lakehead University and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Waterloo.

Chantel uses evidence-based and person-centred interventions in her clinical practice, particularly Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectal Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Motivational Interviewing (MI), and is certified in the Unified Protocol (UP).

Chantel has 10 years of experience as a direct-support professional, working front-line with adults with disabilities. In her role as a direct-support professional, Chantel taught personal development skills, assisted in personal care support, and participated in value-based planning. Using de-escalation skills, she supported adults with disabilities with positive behaviour support strategies and crisis management.  Chantel has a passion for working with individuals with Intellectual Disability (ID) and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Some key areas that she specializes in are anxiety, depression, peer relationships, self-esteem building, emotional regulation, grief/loss, behaviour support, establishing healthy boundaries, and supporting parents with children with needle phobia.

Chantel’s focus is to empower individuals to implement change and lifelong learning into their daily lives.

Chantel works with both school-aged children with complex needs and their parents and adults with complex needs. She is also accepting clients from the blood disorder community.

Chantel is the current Vice-President of the PEI Hemophilia Society, having served on the board since 2012.

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You are holding it all together, but are feeling completely overwhelmed

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Located on the ancestral, unceded, and contemporary territory of the Mi'kmaq people of Epekwitk.